10) Aaron Pico defeats Leandro Higo via technical knockout – Bellator 206: Mousasi vs. MacDonald Aaron Pico had the toughest challenge of his career against Leandro Higo but showed he is fully capable of such a challenge. Aside from his first fight this was against a challenging, accomplished opponent at bantamweight. 9) Gegard Mousasi defeats Rory MacDonald via TKO victory – Bellator 206: Mousasi vs. MacDonald As ambitious as Rory MacDonald’s goal of was to become the
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The winner this week is Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, a review of Bellator 206 and a small preview of UFC 229.
Reviews Bellator 206: Mousasi vs. MacDonald Bellator MMA hosts an event at the SAP Center in San Jose, California on Saturday, Sept. 29 broadcast on DAZN: Middleweight Gegard Mousasi (c) def. Rory MacDonald TKO (punches and elbows) 2 3:23 Heavyweight Quinton Jackson def. Wanderlei Silva TKO (punches) 2 4:32 Welterweight Douglas Lima def. Andrey Koreshkov Technical Submission (rear-naked choke) 5 3:04 Featherweight Aaron Pico def. Leandro Higo TKO (punches) 1
Reviews UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Anders The UFC hosted an event at the Ginasio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Saturday, Sept 22 on Fox Sports 1: Light Heavyweight Thiago Santos def. Eryk Anders TKO (referee stoppage) 3 5:00 Welterweight Alex Oliveira def. Carlo Pedersoli TKO (punches) 1 0:39 Light Heavyweight Antônio Rogério Nogueira def. Sam Alvey TKO (punches) 2 1:00 Catchweight (141.6 lbs) Andre Ewell def. Renan
Ted Czech talks about how Tyron Woodley said his toughest match was Bellator champ Rory MacDonald.
The new year started out with many fights that could be knockouts of the year both on the elite and rising levels: 10) Abdul Razak Alhassan defeated Sabah Homosi via knockout – UFC 220: Miocic vs. Ngannou One of two Performance of the Night winners for UFC 220, this is just the first of many knockouts for this month. 9) Gian Villante defeats Francimar Barroso via split decision victory – UFC 220:
The winner for this week in this double header weekend of UFC 220 and Bellator 192 is Stipe Miocic.
There were two good events this weekend as it was the UFC and Bellator competing for viewer numbers: Reviews Bellator 192: Rampage vs. Sonnen Bellator MMA hosted an event at The Forum in Inglewood, CA on Saturday, January 20 on the Paramount Network: Heavyweight Chael Sonnen def. Quinton Jackson Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 Welterweight Rory MacDonald def. Douglas Lima (c) Decision (unanimous) (48-47, 49-45, 49-46) 5 5:00
There were quite a few fight night level event this last weekend but this coming weekend will ramp things up a bit: Reviews Invicta FC 27: Kaufman vs. Kianzad Invicta FC hosted an event at the Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City, Missouri on Sat, Jan 13 on UFC Fight Pass: Catchweight (136.7 lbs) Sarah Kaufman def. Pannie Kianzad Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Flyweight Vanessa Porto def.
Note that fighters who are serving drug related suspensions, been inactive for twelve months or retired are ineligible: Top 10 MMA P4P Fighters (6/28/17) 1) Demetrious Johnson (1) 2) Jon Jones (N/A) 3) Conor McGregor (3) 4) Stipe Miocic (4) 5) Michael Bisping (5) 6) Tyron Woodley (6) 7) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (8) – Was willing to face Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 213 but was turned down. 8) Cody Garbrandt (9) 9) Max Holloway